Licensing & Microchipping


Pets residing in Doña Ana County and the City of Las Cruces are required to be microchipped.

Microchips are $10; which includes implantation. Call for availability, the ASCMV requires verification of rabies vaccine to implant a microchip.

Pets residing in Doña Ana County are required to be licensed.

All new licenses are issued in person at the ASCMV. Renewals of all types may be done in person at the ASCMV. Please do not mail renewals directly to the ASCMV.

Doña Ana County License Fees:

  • Altered (Spayed/Neutered): $7 PER YEAR PER PET
  • Unaltered (NOT Spayed/Neutered): $50 PER YEAR PER PET
  • Senior Citizen (must provide valid photo ID): w/ altered pet(s) $10 ONE-TIME FEE PER PET

*For all license types, customers must show proof of current rabies vaccination, proof of microchip and proof of sterilization if applicable.

For more information on licensing or microchipping, please call (575) 382-0018.